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Meet the Spine Center Physicians

Jonathan D. Krystal, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
Medical Education
University of Connecticut
Montefiore Medical Center
Rothman Institute
Main Location
Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-2060
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Montefiore North at Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Spine
Clinical Focus

Degenerative diseases of the spine; spinal deformity; spinal trauma; injuries and infections of the spine and spinal cord

Research Focus

Treatment options for degenerative diseases of the spine; pre- and post-operative pain management in spine surgery; minimizing blood loss and need for transfusion after spine surgery

View Dr. Krystal's publications on PubMed

AOA Resident Leadership Award (2014)


Jonathan Krystal, MD, joined the Department of Orthopedics at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in August 2017 as a spine surgeon and attending physician. He specializes in treating diseases of the spine.

Dr. Krystal earned his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a residency in orthopedics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He followed that with a fellowship in spine surgery at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia.

Dr. Krystal’s research has focused on spinal diseases, particularly on the use of advanced technologies such as radiosurgery to treat them. He is a member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Medical Association.

Jonathan D. Krystal, MD, Attending Physician, Spine, Spine